Thing loves Alicia
All’s fair in love and war…except murder, but Thing played it smart.
Unlike my previous article title with such a bold claim, this time I mean it. And vice versa. The two are fated to be together, because for all the self-loathing and frustration that comes along with Ben Grimm’s orange rock exterior, Alicia has forever been the permanent reminder that despite his ugly and bulky appearance, someone will always love him. Though when we pick up in our story, they’ve broken up. It happens, relationships are tricky.
Alicia Masters, a blind, gifted sculptress, has been a recurring character in the Fantastic Four comics since their 8th issue in 1962. And she’s not just thrown in as a love interest for the Thing. Nope, this civilian saved the entire world. Y’see, Silver Surfer, the herald who travels to planets on behalf of Galactus (devourer of worlds), crashed into her apartment after a fight with the Fantastic Four. There, Alicia convinced him of all…
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